WINE TASTING: Featuring White Hall Vineyards. 5-8 p.m. $20. Jackson 20, 480 King St., Alexandria. 703-842-2790. www.jackson20.com.
WINE DINNER: Paired with wines from Trefethen Family Vineyards. 6:30 p.m. $85, not including tax and gratuity. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 1960-A Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 703-442-8384. www.flemingssteakhouse.com.
COOKING CLASS: Learn about barbecue with chef William Walden. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $65, not including tax and gratuity. Goodstone Inn and Estate, 36205 Snake Hill Rd., Middleburg. 540-687-4645. www.goodstone.com.
COCKTAIL CLASS: Learn the history of American cocktails, and sample American spirits. 5:30 p.m. $50. Last Exit, 3155 Mount Pleasant St. NW. 703-618-8633. scofflawsden.com.
PINT PARTY: Reopening of the tasting room with tours, beer flights and music. Noon-6 p.m. Free admission; $7 for beer flight and brewery tour. Port City Brewing Company, 3950 Wheeler Ave., Alexandria. 703-797-2739. www.portcitybrewing.com.
TASTES OF AFRICA: A festival with African food, music and fashion. Free. Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring. 301-915-4094. tastesofafrica.org.
WINE TASTING: Sparkling wines from Domaine Chandon paired with tapas. 5:30-6:30 p.m. $28, not including tax and gratuity. Cafe Dupont, 1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW. 202-797-0169.
CRAB AND BEER DINNER: With author, chef and TV host John Shields. 6:30 p.m. $50, not including tax and gratuity. Wildfire, Tysons Galleria, Third Floor, 1714 International Dr., McLean. 703-442-9110. www.wildfire
COCKTAIL CLASS: Learn the history of tiki drinks and how to make them. 5:30 p.m. $50. Last Exit, 3155 Mount Pleasant St. NW. 703-618-8633. scofflawsden.com.
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